Date 2018: Saturday 30-06-18
The Ariégeoise cyclosportive has in recent years become one of the most important cyclo’s in the mountain category.
Each year 4 new routes are presented: L’Ariégeoise XXL(170km-4314m/d+), L’Ariégeoise (158 km-3588 m/d+), La Mountagnole (107km-2645m/d+) and La Passejade (73km-915m/d+). Also there is a special route for electric bikes.
The start of all distances are in Tarascon sur Ariège, not far from us, the finish and route varies each year.
Thanks to its international UCI Goldenbike status it boasts 5000 participants from 16 different countries, and is comparable with the Marmotte, Etappe du Tour and l’Ardéchoise. Entering goes through their website, we love to help you with that. Also transportion to and from the start can be arranged.
Date 2018: Tuesday 24-07-18, stage 16 Carcassonne – Bagnères de Luchon
This cyclosportive is in honour of Fabio Casartelli who died in the 1995 Tour de France on the descent of the col du Portet d’Aspet. This year’s will be the 20th edition of the memorial ride. It is held on 2 consecutive days in September.
Saturday : Time-trial, 14 km uphill between the village of Aspet and the top of col du Portet d’Aspet. Sunday : Cyclosportive, choice between 3 distances, La Casartelli 131,6 km, La Découverte 100,8 km, La Marco 47,5 km. All distances start in Saint-Girons taking in the most beautiful cols of the Couserans en Ariège.